Luxury Gold Coast mansion follows eco-friendly principles

first_img77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley.IT’S an eco-friendly rainforest retreat nestled in spectacular Currumbin Valley.Welcome to 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd — the brainchild of Gold Coast school teacher Mark David-Tooze.As the co-founder of Envirosax, renowned worldwide for providing the original eco-friendly alternative to disposable shopping bags and bottles, it comes as no surprise to see his luxury four-level house follow similar eco-friendly principles. 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley. 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley. 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley.The sprawling seven-bedroom residence is a contemporary blend of environmentally friendly rammed earth walls, steel structures and floor-to-ceiling windows capturing the breathtaking rainforest.But his vision took time to come to life after he bought the 4.05ha parcel of land 16 years ago.“I was driving in Currumbin Valley and met a banana farmer on the side of the road,” he said.“I bought the land off him.”“I built a shed and lived off the grid originally.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa13 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe design process for the house kicked off in 2009 while construction started the following year.“It’s basically four concrete slabs,” he said.“We had 50 to 60 concrete trucks just for the slabs.” MORE NEWS: Family makes millions on the sale of their beach cottage 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley. 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley.The house, which was recognised for its outstanding design with a Master Builders Queensland award in 2015, was completed in 2014. The family moved in at Christmas time.There is a collection of living areas over four levels while the kitchen flows out to the terrace and 17m infinity-edge pool.All of the bedrooms have panoramic views while the main bedroom features a luxury outdoor bath.MORE NEWS: Strong sales start the year rightcenter_img 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley. Mr David-Tooze said his favourite features included the rammed earth walls, rainforest vista and pool.“When you walk in, the rammed walls and the veranda looking out to the rainforest really stand out,” he said.“Also, when you’re in the pool and looking straight out over the rainforest, it’s very pretty.”As well as the main house there’s also a self-contained luxury chalet and shed.The lush grounds include pine forest, orchards, streams and a dam. The pair are selling to start another property project closer to the beach. 77 Tomewin Mountain Rd, Currumbin Valley. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 4:18Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -4:18 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p400p400p320p320p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenNovember 6: Prestige listings04:19last_img


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